WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) announced Rebekah Goshorn Jurata as the organization’s new General Counsel and Brandy Jackson as the new Director of Digital Strategy and Content. As General Counsel, Rebekah will play a key role overseeing regulatory and international matters considered by the AIC. Brandy will strategize and implement unique digital initiatives to help educate policymakers and the public on the benefits of private equity investments.
“We are excited to welcome Rebekah and Brandy to the fast-growing, talented, and experienced AIC team,” said AIC President and CEO Drew Maloney. “Rebekah’s years of experience at the White House, SEC, Treasury Department, and House Financial Services Committee and Brandy’s unique skills as a creative digital storyteller will be instrumental as the AIC continues to educate lawmakers, regulators, and the public about how private equity supports businesses and generates record pension returns.”
Before joining the AIC, Rebekah served as a board member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. Prior to this, she served in the White House as Special Assistant for Financial Policy at the National Economic Council where she worked on a wide array of financial services policy issues including the U.S. capital markets, banking, insurance, and consumer protection. Rebekah has held a variety of roles in the federal government including serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Financial Markets at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Senior Securities Counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, and Counsel to Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
A California native, she earned a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law and a Master of International Affairs with a concentration in International Management from the University of California, San Diego.
Brandy Jackson joins the AIC after serving as the Corporate Partnerships & Creative Director of DC-based restaurant chain, Busboys and Poets, where she built and managed a team tasked with content creation and event production. Brandy also served as the Director of Marketing and Content Creation for the Power52 Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Ray Lewis dedicated to training and employing at-risk individuals in the clean energy industry. She began her career at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, working directly with the director of sponsorship and guest relations. Brandy graduated from Millersville University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Speech Communications.